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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Pakistani Intelligence
A suspected U.S. drone strike killed an alleged militant in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, intelligence officials said Friday, the latest indication Washington has no intention of throttling back its unmanned aircraft attacks despite increasing tension with Pakistan over the attacks.
A political party opposed to U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan revealed what it said was the name of the top CIA spy in the country on Wednesday and called for him and the head of the agency to be tried for a recent missile strike.
A suspected U.S. drone carried out a rare missile strike Thursday in northwest Pakistan outside the country's remote tribal region, killing five people, including three senior Afghan militants, Pakistani police and intelligence officials said.
The Pakistani Taliban confirmed the death of their leader in a U.S. drone strike Saturday, a day after he was killed, as the group's leadership council met to begin the process of choosing a successor.
The U.S. confirmed on Friday that American troops are holding a senior Pakistani Taliban commander, a blow to the Pakistani Taliban who have waged a decade-long insurgency against Islamabad and were responsible for the failed 2010 attempt to detonate a bomb in New York's Times Square.
A pair of suicide bombers detonated their explosives outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 75 people in the deadliest-ever attack on the country's Christian minority, officials said.
Pakistan released its highest-ranking Afghan Taliban prisoner on Saturday in an effort to jump-start Afghanistan's struggling peace process, Pakistani officials said, but some doubt he will make much of a difference.
A senior Taliban commander has purportedly penned a letter to the Pakistani schoolgirl his militant group shot in the head to explain why she was targeted: It wasn't because she wanted to go to school. It was because she dared to criticize the Taliban.
Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected American drone has killed two alleged militants in the country's northwest.
After his escape from Afghanistan, and while being the most wanted man on Earth, Osama bin Laden moved around Pakistan's Swat Valley with relative freedom and was even stopped once for speeding, according to a newly leaked draft report from an independent commission of inquiry in Islamabad.
At least 16 suspected militants were killed by an early morning U.S. unmanned drone strike on Wednesday, Pakistani intelligence officers said.
Four suspected militants near the Afghan border in Pakistan were killed Wednesday by U.S. missiles from unmanned drones, intelligence agents said.
An American citizen killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan in 2011 was arrested by Pakistani authorities three years earlier but escaped after being released on bail, officials said Thursday.
Pakistani Ambassador Sherry Rehman doesn't mince words. She rolls them out like fresh dough, pounds them into heaps and injects them with a "cognitive disconnect" or a "bilateral trajectory."
The embattled former ambassador from Pakistan cited threats from "ideologically driven maniacs" as he defied his country's highest court this week by refusing to return home for a hearing into a complex case involving accusations of treason and a shadowy figure who claims the ex-envoy was part of a political conspiracy.